Posted on Friday 21 October 2016 by James Webster
Our Playhouse Playmaker programme has just started up again and, once more, we have an exciting and diverse team of writers who will work with Oxford Playmaker over the next year to hone their playwriting skills. As they'll be with us for a while, we though it would be good to introduce them! Up first, Carolyn...
Posted on Wednesday 18 May 2016 by James Webster
Bring your Monster Mate or Bestie Beast to life! Submit your pictures to our Gruffalo Gallery...
Posted on Tuesday 5 April 2016 by James Webster
Nease O'Callaghan talks about how the Playmakers have grown as writers and how this has impacted her own work...
Posted on Tuesday 29 March 2016 by James Webster
Hel Gurney, one of the performers in Bed Time Tales, talks about why they write...
Posted on Thursday 3 March 2016 by James Webster
Dan Holloway, one of the performers in Bed Time Tales, talks about why he writes...
Posted on Tuesday 23 February 2016 by James Webster
Heather Dunmore talks about the different tools, techniques and ideas that inform the Playmakers' creative process...
Posted on Monday 8 February 2016 by James Webster
Playmaker Mandy Constance talks about the most recent session and the importance of stage directions...
Posted on Monday 18 January 2016 by James Webster
Tolula Dada talks about how Playhouse Playmaker has helped informed their writing practices...
Posted on Friday 4 December 2015 by James Webster
Mark Ralph-Bowmen talks us through the second session of Oxford Playhouse's new writers-on-attachment scheme...
Posted on Monday 30 November 2015 by James Webster
Thank you so much to everyone who's seen Aladdin so far and told us their thoughts. Here's some of our fave feedback so far...
Posted on Wednesday 25 November 2015 by James Webster
Assistant Director Lucy McCann gives us a brief glimpse inside the rehearsal room as the cast and crew prepare for the opening night of the Oxford Playhouse’s annual pantomime, Aladdin.
Posted on Thursday 19 November 2015 by James Webster
Introducing a festival of new theatre, dance, comedy, music and spoken word.
Posted on Tuesday 10 November 2015 by James Webster
Giles Fernando talks us through the first session of Oxford Playhouse's new writers-on-attachment scheme...
Posted on Friday 3 July 2015 by James Webster
Producer Hannah Groombridge talks about some of the challenges about bringing Alice and Wonderland to the stage...
Posted on Wednesday 25 February 2015 by James Webster
Oxford Playhouse is delighted to announce the appointment of three new artists for the third year of its successful Artists in Residence scheme, Evolve.
Posted on Wednesday 26 November 2014 by James Webster
As part of Oxford’s Christmas Light Festival this year we invited theatre company Slung Low to bring The Knowledge Emporium to Gloucester Green. OP Programmer Katy Snelling talks about how it went...
Posted on Thursday 21 August 2014 by Erin McDonald
Oxford Playhouse programmer Katy Snelling talks all things Secret Theatre...
Posted on Thursday 14 August 2014 by Erin McDonald
Artist Hannah Nicklin and game maker George Buckenham have spent the week have a good old play on Oxford Playhouse's main stage. Here they talk about space, freedom, glitching computers and how you can help with their game Glitch Pigeon...
Posted on Thursday 3 July 2014 by James Webster
Jane Hornsby has recently finished at 1200-mile trek across the country to raise money for OP's outreach work in the community. Read about her adventures here, in her diary of the first week!
Posted on Friday 28 March 2014 by James Webster
Interim Director, Polly Cole, talks about her arrival in Oxford, the tradition of May Morning and upcoming Radical Thinking show, Soapbox City ...
Posted on Thursday 9 January 2014 by James Webster
Playhouse Producer, Michelle Walker, talks about the process of making Playhouse Plays Out shows that are for (and sometimes about) the community of Oxford, plus the exciting new PPO show: Stand.
Posted on Thursday 12 December 2013 by James Webster
Graham Upton, Oxford Playhouse President and High Sheriff of Oxfordshire, talks about getting to know his rival: Robin Hood's Sheriff of Nottingham.
Posted on Thursday 28 November 2013 by James Webster
Assistant Director, Alice Malin, concludes her Robin Hood rehearsal diaries with a look at how the panto has come together (hint: it's come together beautifully, get you tickets here).
Posted on Monday 25 November 2013 by James Webster
We have another rehearsal room missive for you from Robin Hood Assistant Director, Alice Malin, who blogs about the panto's superb Young Company this week. Tickets available here.
Posted on Thursday 21 November 2013 by James Webster
With Robin Hood just over a week away the Assistant Director, Alice Malin, talks to us about the first day's rehearsals ...
Posted on Thursday 14 November 2013 by James Webster
With Robin Hood just around the corner, OP Producer Michelle Walker offers an insight into the casting process behind our yearly Pantomime ...
Posted on Thursday 7 November 2013 by James Webster
Director of Oxford Playhouse, Michelle Dickson, will be leaving the theatre in the new year to take up the position of Director, Touring at Arts Council England. Here, she talks about all that she's accomplished and why it's such a hard decision ...
Posted on Thursday 31 October 2013 by James Webster
Director of Oxford Playhouse, Michelle Dickson, will be leaving the theatre in the new year to take up the position of Director, Touring at Arts Council England.
Posted on Friday 25 October 2013 by James Webster
Oxford Playhouse's Director, Michelle Dickson, talks about the exciting work our Evolve Artists have been doing since they were selected ...
Posted on Monday 14 October 2013 by James Webster
Evolve Artists Flintlock Theatre, have recently embarked on their first tour. Here, actor Francesca Binefa, shares some stories about the tour and the company.
Posted on Friday 23 August 2013 by James Webster
Posted on Thursday 6 June 2013 by James Webster
On Friday 14 June, the OP staff will be collectively cycling 300km on a static bike in the Playhouse’s foyer to raise money for Oxford Playhouse. Laura Sherwood, Learning’s Administrative Assistant, talks about what the event will entail and how it came into being.
Posted on Tuesday 4 June 2013 by James Webster
Oxford Playhouse's President, Graham Upton, will embark on a sponsored 300km bike ride in Sweden on Friday 14 June. Graham talks about the ride, previous cycling exploits and the importance of fundraising for Oxford Playhouse.
Posted on Thursday 16 May 2013 by James Webster
Anna Glynn, Executive Director of Flintlock Theatre, talks about what it's like to be a part of Oxford Playhouse's new Evolve Artists in Residence scheme.
Posted on Wednesday 30 March 2011 by News at Oxford Playhouse
ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND AWARD OXFORD PLAYHOUSE WITH FUNDING INCREASE
Posted on Monday 15 November 2010 by Jo Osborne
You may have heard that Oxford Playhouse is taking part in The Big Arts Give 2010, a nationwide matched funding challenge for arts organisations...
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